"Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, they send forth a tiny ripple of hope." 

- Robert F. Kennedy
OUR STORY

Inspired by the legacy of Robert F. Kennedy and his unequivocal belief that human rights should be a reality for everyone...

RFK Human Rights UK exists to inspire the next generation of change-makers to make a postive impact in their community.

How we do it?

EDUCATION.

ART. CULTURE.

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 WHAT WE DO 

 Speak Truth To Power 

A transformative education programme that inspires students to understand that they have the power

within them to make human rights a reality.

 The Ripples of Hope Festival 

A unique new festival, coming in September 2021,

that celebrates the power of people

to make human rights a reality and be ripples of hope.

 The Ripples of Hope 

 Business & Investment Summit 

An annual leadership development summit for senior decision-makers to consider their role, and that of their organisation, in creating a more human world in a time of unrelenting disruption.

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SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER
 HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION PROGRAMME 

 
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Greater Manchester     |    15-19 September 2021

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Wednesday 15th September 2021

 

In 1948

-RECOVERING FROM WORLD WAR II -
THE WORLD CAME TOGETHER
TO MAKE

THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

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WHO WE ARE

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OUR TEAM

Nichola Watson

Laura Marcus

Ella Marshall

Helen Brady

OUR PATRONS

Rt Hon Ruth Davidson MSP

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC

Lord Rumi Verjee CBE

OUR BOARD

Dr Mark Ellis

Kerry Kennedy

Eric Levine

Paul Lindley OBE (Chair)

Patricia McCall

Hina Patel

Stella Smith

Peter Thompson

Nizam Uddin

Andrew Wincel

AFFILIATION: We are proud and honoured to be affiliated to, and be building on the work of, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights in the US, which is led by Kerry Kennedy and was founded after Robert F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign in 1968 by his family and friends as a means to dedicate themselves to a common goal: achieving Bobby’s dream of a more just and peaceful world.

To find out more, visit www.rfkhumanrights.org

 

THE ORGANISATION: Founded in June 2018, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK is incorporated in the UK as a limited company (11397556) and registered with the Charity Commission of England & Wales (1181744). 

 
 

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